Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
News  /  Published 16.07.22

In pics: New member at Alipore zoo, Eid prayers on Red Road and more

In pictures, some events that marked the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Lit fest to return to Victoria Memorial from March 22 to March 27

The Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (Kalam), held in association with the Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph, will be back with its live, onground edition from Tuesday, March 22, to Sunday, Mar...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.22

New class: learning gap

The unhappiest birds are the first to come home to roost. The latest Annual Status of Education Report for Bengal laid bare the long-feared damage to foundational learning caused by the absence of in-...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 10.02.22

Economist Abhijit Banerjee on how to remedy learning gaps among school children

The absence of in-person classes for almost two years has left many children lagging in terms of learning and teachers should begin from where the students are stuck instead of only focusing on the sy...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

News  /  Published 30.11.21

Advisory board to alert Bengal government on vaccine and mask

Bengal government’s advisory board on the Covid pandemic will write to chief minister Mamata Banerjee requesting an aggressive drive for more vaccination and to ensure people wear masks. The Gl...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Presidency award for Banerjee

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, an alumnus of Presidency College, was conferred the Atul Chandra Gupta Distinguished Alumnus Award 2020 by the Presidency Alumni Association on Friday evening ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Need to redesign welfare system: Abhijit Banerjee

The Covid pandemic has paved the way for learning many lessons with regard to the country's health situation and preparedness in general as well as highlighted the need to redesign welfare systems...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jodhpur

Calcutta  /  Published 22.06.21

Global solution to Covid needed: Abhijit

“They are dragging their feet partly because the political commitments are difficult. On the other hand, it is also a democratic failure. The UK is shutting down its planned opening because of t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.21

Death and resurrection of Keynes

The world of economics silently celebrated the 75th death anniversary of Lord John Maynard Keynes on April 21, 2021. On this day, Keynes passed away in Tilton, Sussex in 1946. Keynes — born on J...
By Santanu Ghosh

Books  /  Published 19.05.21

English translations of Nabaneeta’s poetry launched

“I didn’t choose poems based on how difficult or easy it would be to translate. It was what resonated with me the most, were most representative of her and had variations within them,&rdqu...
By Shrestha Saha


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